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. here's what we know. dzhokhar tsarnaev is at the beth israel deaconist hospital in boston. we know he's alive. we do not know his condition. this is a shot of the 19-year-old being treated after his arrest. his older brother, 26-year-old tamerlan, was killed hours earlier in a shootout with the police. >> the president's high-value interrogation group is standing by. the special team of the cia, the fbi, and defense department waiting to question dzhokhar squoefr night. overnight. the president pointing out there are still burning questions about why the brothers allegedly launched the attack and whether they're connected to a larger terror conspiracy. that's the big concern. >> huge questions this morning. our abc news team is out in full force right now. we start with chief investigative correspondent brian ross, who has been on this story from the jump. he has a blow-by-blow account of how the arrest went down. brian, good morninto you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. the capture was dramatic and quick. authorities said they brought justice to the victims of the marathon bombings a
, hostage rescue team. >>reporter: after shoot out and stand off 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was taken alive by ambulance. unlike his brother his alleged co-conspirator in monday deadly attack tamerlan tsarnaev, they were tra tracked down last tonight after police said pair ambushed mit officers shawn collier fatally shooting him in pa control tar and hijacked this suv andñr wild khis throwig explosives. they canvas the neighborhood going door to door more than 1 million resident were put on lock down. but tonight this city and this nation rest a bit easier. >> we have closed an important chapter in this tragedy. >>reporter: suspect hop laced tonight. still don't know the full accident of his injuries or the motive. life in watertown, massachusetts, abc news. now become to you. >> marsy thank you. when this all unfolded tonight in watertown our amma right there. she heard the shots and watched police jump in action. the mood is celebration amma? >> certainly is but as you said tense for a short time. when we heard the gun fire but as soon as people here learn that that suspec
afford an attorney, he replied no. among the charges, 19-year-old suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev faces one count of using a weapon of mass destruction. which carries a potential maximum sentence of death. we've learned despite the injury to his neck, he is cooperating with investigators, writing his answers to at least some of their questions. sources tell abc news, among the details he has provided is that he and his brother learned how to make bombs from the internet. >> it was his brother, the primary motivating force for him to become radicalized. why did they end up doing what they did on that day? >> reporter: much of the investigation is still focused on his deceased 26-year-old brother tamerlan. examining his life, his recent trip back to russia, as some question if the fbi did enough to monitor him after they questioned him two years ago. >> they investigated it thoroughly and did not find terrorist activity domestic or foreign. >> reporter: the street where two bombs killed three people and injured more than 200 others is handed over from the fbi to the city of boston for the ong
there in the back of the boat, that, police say, is 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. here it is from another angle. you can clearly see the suspect lying down in the back of the boat. look at this, the police send in a vook rigged with a robot arm to tear off the cover of the boat. tonight tsarnaev is being treated in the same hospital as many of the bombing victims themselves. we have team coverage from boston all the way to russia. we start with our chief investigative correspondent, brian ross. he's outside the hospital. brian? >> reporter: good evening. the headlines say the nightmare in boston is over. that's hardly the case for the investigation as the fbi now seeks the motive of the accused suspect and his dead brother. whether they were in league with others here or overseas. as police and federal agents closed in on the accused bomber last night, with a helicopter beaming back these remarkable thermal images of him hiding in a boat. >> we have movement in the boat. he just sat up. he is moving, and flailing about, quite a bit of movement. >> reporter: the orders went out to do everything
two dzhokhar tsarnaev is armed and extremely dangerous, may be wearing a suicide vest. >> indications are strong that the current outstanding party may be wearing a suicide vest. again, all units use extreme caution approaching any party that matches the description of the outstanding party. >> reporter: it began last night. with the robbery of a convenience store in cambridge at approximately 7:30. a surveillance camera inside the store, caught the image of the man eye dented mied five hours earlier of suspect number two in the marathon bombings. on the campus of m.i.t. a shoot-out that left an police officer dead. next, the two men carjacked a rcedes and then led the police on a wild, violent chase >> wha reports that have explosives at the scene. >> reporter: two men firing weapons and tossing explosives at the cars of pursuing police. the chase ended a with a gun fight in a residential neighborhood in watertown, where one resident took these pictures showing bullet holes. >> several explosive devices were discharged from the car at the police officers. in the exchange of the gunfi
that there is definite movement in the rear of that boat. >> reporter: 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev had eluded the manhunt until then. >> he is moving. we have movement in the boat. he just sat up. >> reporter: they exchanged fire. >> the hostage rescue team of the fbi made entry into the boat and removed the suspect. >> reporter: weakened by his injuries from a gun fight the night before, he was unable to put up much resistance. >> the second suspect was taken alive. this will ensure accountability for the victims and their families. >> reporter: the boston police announced their success with a victory tweet. captured. the hunt is over, the search is done. the terror is over, and justice has won. suspect in custody. tsarnaev was brought here to the beth israel medical center if boston. authorities say he's in serious but stable conditn. >> thank you, brian. meantime, thousands of federal and local law enforcement officers worked all week to solve the case. but in the end, a tip from the public is what did it. elizabeth vargas was in boston for that. the public has been part of it from the beg
of the suspect. >> this turned out to be the first clear picture of suspect number 2, dzhokhar tsarnaev. her brother then posted that picture on facebook where more than 12,000 people shared it. >> i think i hit the lottery that i took that one picture that could have been helpful. so it's about the greatest, you know, win i could have ever had there to have helped. >> the picture is an example of how big a role social media played in this event. authorities were flooded with tips about the two suspects when images were shared and when the two brothers went on their rampage trying to escape lots of people followed the story on twitter. >> for those who have been on social media for several years now, there isn't any question that any news organization comes anywhere close to twitter. >> jeff is a professor of digital journalism at northeastern university in boston. he said twitter followers also posed a problem for law enforcement. >> you know, when they were actually conducting the search in watertown, yeah, just a few blocks away from me, you know, their concern was that people twitter wer
target the marathon came only in the last few weeks. dzhokhar tsarnaev told agents, according to authorities. according to the criminal complaint against dzhokhar, seen here at an atm machine, trying to get cash from a man whose car he stole, he confessed to the victim, telling him, i did that. as to inspiration, authorities tell abc news, dzhokhar said he and his brother were following the internet preachings of anwar al awlaki, the american-born jihadist, who has been dead for a year and a half. >> it appears to me that the older brother was particularly influenced by al awlaki. >> reporter: despite his ties and his trips to russia, it was a hatred of america that motivated the attack. >> his brother believed that the u.s., through the wars in afghanistan and iraq, were killing muslims. >> reporter: hours after the younger brother talked, authorities swarmed an area behind a cambridge drugstore, looking for more explosives or the place where the bombs might have been built. the fbi hopes to get additional insight from tamerlan's wife. seen over the weekend leaving the family
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